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Some popular posts from this website, from 2008 to today.

Personal

How and why I became an atheist (2011)
My tribute to my late wife Anne Holliday (2011)
New secular memorial stone a fitting tribute to my late wife (2014)
My interview with the Vegetarian Society of Ireland (2015)
My vegan library (2015)
Why I love football and love the Internet (2013)
Leeds United 1970s nostalgia trip (2016)
Let’s make this the big one for Otway (2016)

Atheism

Famous Atheists A-Z
Famous Atheists by Age
Dead Atheists Society

Atheist & Secular Songs
ABC – DEF – – HIJK – LMNO – PQRST – UVWXYZ

Challenges for Atheists and Secularists (2016)
Myths about atheism obscure its secular values (2012)

A draft manifesto to promote ethical atheism (2012)
Why I am an atheist (2008)
Why atheism is important (2008)
140+ favourite atheist-related books (2009)
Can you believe in both science and religion? (2013)

Richard Dawkins’ memoir and the unjust smears against him (2013)
Misleading personal attacks on atheist feminists (2013)

Secularism

Religion harms society – my speech at the Oxford Union (2013)
The Dublin Declaration on Secularism (2011)
Atheist Ireland begins ongoing dialogue with Government (2015)
Irish Atheists, Evangelicals and Ahmadiyya Muslims unite for Secularism (2016)
Ireland is gradually moving towards an ethical secular state (2015)
Irish Prime Minister reports on his meeting with Atheist Ireland (2015)

Background information for UN human rights review of Ireland (2016)
Atheist Ireland asks UN to raise secular issues with Ireland (2013)
UN to ask Ireland about secular issues raised by Atheist Ireland (2013)

The case for a secular education system (2010)
Secular education and human rights law (2010)
How Schools Equality PACT can end religious discrimination in schools (2015)
The Louise O’Keeffe judgment and Irish schools (2014)

21 great lessons from the Rationalist International Conference in Tallinn
Cultural map of the world (2009)

The unelectable atheist President of the USA (2008)
America’s top two elected atheists (2008)
Atheist and humanist groups (2008)

Right to Die Ireland – a new support and lobby group (2012)
Atheist Ireland to develop primary school course about atheism (2013)
Pregnant Savita dies in Irish hospital (2012)
An ethical duty to pass abortion law (2013)
The Irish-American anti-choice movement (2012)
Psychic mediums can solemnize Irish marriages (2012)

Blasphemy

Free BenBaz Aziz, jailed for blasphemy in Kuwait (2013)
BenBaz Aziz released in Kuwait (2014)
Asia Bibi still facing execution in Pakistan (2012)
Five ways you can help Alex Aan in Indonesia (2012)

History of Irish blasphemy law (2009)
Atheist Ireland’s 25 blasphemous quotes (2010)
Atheist Ireland asks Constitutional Convention to remove blasphemy (2013)
Flawed blasphemy report would maintain religious privilege (2014)
Atheist Ireland gives Taoiseach open letter on blasphemy law (2015)

Roman Catholicism

Is the Catholic Church losing its power? My debate on TV3 (2016)
God be with the days… the Marymobile of the 1980s (2016)
Should priests report child rape? (2014)
Better chance of dying than being cured at Lourdes (2014)
The pretend Vatican State at the UN (2008)
Vatican compares child abuse with ordaining women (2010)
Pope’s letter protects church, not its victims (2010)
Time for action on child sex abuse report (2010)
Cardinal Brady’s meetings with paedophile priest (2010)
Bishop Magee lied and deliberately misled (2011)
Catholic Church must stop dehumanising atheists (2012)

The Bible

Ethics of the Ten Commandments (2009)
Did the historical Jesus exist? (2008)
The false flow of the Biblical Jesus stories (2009)
The fanciful first page of the New Testament (2009)
The resurrection of Jesus in the Bible (2010)
Jesus the raging ruler of Revelation (2010)

Islam

Is Islam a religion of peace? (2014)
Major report acknowledged problems with word ‘Islamophobia’ (2016)
How Andrew Gilligan misrepresents Abdullah al Andalusi on ISIS (2015)
Freedom of speech or right to insult? (2015)
Depictions of Mohammad and Jesus in Islam (2015)
My debate on Shari’a with Mufassil Islam (2013)

Happiness

But will it make you happy? (2008)
Social networks spread happiness (2008)
Is Mathieu Ricard the world’s happiest man? (2008)
Where to live a long happy life (2008)

Philosophy

Why nothing can be known with certainty (2012)
A draft manifesto to promote ethical atheism (2012)
Medieval faith vs reason Part 1 (2008)
Medieval faith vs reason Part 2 (2008)

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